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Writing Area

Selecting the Perfect Writing Template For Your Students

Different writing tasks call for different structures. Here's an overview of different templates essaypop offers.
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How to Assign a Quickwrite

Sometimes there isn't time for a full essay. Quickwrites are great for warm-ups, reflection, and brainstorming.
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Mastering the Short-Response Essay

The short-response essay is the most common type of writing students will encounter, but many don't understand how to approach it.
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How to Create a Multiple-Paragraph Essay

Multiple-paragraph papers are easy to compose using essaypop.
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Writing Short Stories with Essaypop

The narrative template allows students to craft short stories one element at a time.
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How to Set Up a Pre-Write Experience

Brainstorming or pre-writing is a powerful way to get students to think deeply about their upcoming essay.
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Watch an Essay Being Built from Scratch

Here's a great lesson from our library and a video of the essay being constructed -- a perfect first lesson if you're new to essaypop.
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Exporting to a Google Doc

Can essaypop docs be converted to google docs?
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Revision and Progress Monitoring

Teachers can very easily take what students are doing in essaypop and use GoogleDocs or Word to create a revision history. Here's how --
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Help Cards

Students receive help through models and detailed explanations that show up in easily-accessible cards that appear in a sidebar.
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How to Assign a Timed Essay

Kids need to practice writing in timed environment, as they will encounter these situations throughout their schooling.
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Ironically, Essaypop isn't just for writing essays.

You and your students can do a whole lot more with the platform so that the kids are writing every day.
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